Excessive startup times following libtool upgrade

Ade Lovett ade at freebsd.org
Sat Mar 11 01:56:07 UTC 2006

On Mar 10, 2006, at 01:45 , Peter Jeremy wrote:

> I have rebuilt gnucash following the libtool upgrade (admittedly, I
> had to downgrade guile to avoid an slib problem).  After which gnucash
> takes 15 minutes of system time to start (it used to take about a
> minute), issuing a ridiculous number of syscalls (30K/sec).  I've done
> some poking around with ktrace and gdb and believe that the problem is
> libtool trying to load shared libraries.

This appears to be something unique to gnucash -- I've looked at some  
other libltdl-using ports, and they don't exhibit the same behavior.

Best bet is to contact the gnucash developers to see what they have  
to say.


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